Blake W Porter, MD

Blake pic 2019

  • Assistant Professor

Specialty areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine


  • Oklahoma, 2017-present

Board Certification

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology: 2016-present
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Board Eligible


  • MD degree from University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in 2010
  • Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Alabama - Birmingham 2010-2014
  • Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at University of Missouri - Kansas City 2014-2017

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Medical complications of pregnancy
  • Obstetric complications of pregnancy
  • Prenatal ultrasound and diagnostic procedures
  • Percutaneous umbilical blood sampling and fetal transfusion

Research Interests

  • Resident and Fellow Education in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • Fetal Growth and Growth Restriction
  • Ultrasound


  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Awards/Honors (selected)

  • Resident Research Day Award 2013

Publications (last five years)

Babbar S, Porter B, Williams KB. The Impact of Prenatal Yoga on Exercise Attitudes and Behavior: Teachable moments from a Randomized Controlled Trial. Int J Yoga Therap 2017 Aug 2. [Epub ahead of print]

Porter B, Babbar S, Ye SQ, Maulik D. The Role of Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase in Pregnancy: A Review. Am J Perinatol 2016 Dec;33(14):1327-36.

Maulik D, Bennett T, Porter B, Babbar S, Maulik D. Doppler Sonography in Early Pregnancy. (Ch 12, p. 195-212) In: Abramowicz J, ed. First-Trimester Ultrasound, A Comprehensive Guide. New York: Springer, 2016.

Porter B, Neely C, Szychowski J, Owen J. Ultrasonographic Fetal Weight Estimation: Should Macrosomia-Specific Formulas Be Utilized? Am J Perinatol 2015 Aug;32(10):968-72.

Porter B, Key NS, Jauk VC, Adam S, Biggio J, Tita A. Impact of sickle hemoglobinopathies on pregnancy-related venous thromboembolism. Am J Perinatol 2014 Oct;31(9):805-9.